We are recommended lawyers of the British Dental Association (BDA)
We have many years experience of dealing with dentists, both in the private and NHS sphere. We understand the ethos of a profession that is balancing becoming more commercial. We can help you with the following:
We provide a full range of advice on all regulatory matters affecting dentists and their patients, including particularly dental record access and disclosure
We take an active interest in the Dental sector and Dentists and write articles in the BDJ and are involved in seminars for instance at The Eastman Institute at UCL in London.
CPD Training for Dentists at UCL’s Eastman Dental Institute on 22 June 2016
The Eastman Institute are holding a series of CPD lectures making up a course entitled ‘Financial management for the General Dental Practice’
Our Hugo Barton will be giving a seminar on Thinking of Buying and Selling a Practice?
which shall include discussion on and interactive learning:
Assets making up a General Dental Practice
TUPE and staff
associates and hygienists are they employees
GDS contracts and Issues
Matters to look for as a Buyer
Warranties you should look for as a Buyer
Top Tips! where you can save money
Commercial Property Tips! Are Renewable Leases really renewable?
Tips for Negotiation of Heads of Terms and during the transaction itself
The course is now available to book through Health England’s Ewisdom website.
Who can own a Dental Body Corporate?
It has now been over a decade that dentists can run a dental company or a DentalBody Corporate (DBC). We are commonly asked what proportion of dental shareholders (i.e. registered dentist or a dental care provider) have to be involved?
Well the answer is none!
This allows dental companies to be a potentially attractive vehicle for non-dental investors.
This has to be tempered by the fact that the legislation requires that a majority of the Directors have to be dental(i.e. registered dentist or a dental care provider).
It is advisable for a Shareholder’s Agreement to be entered into at the DBC formation to set out the shareholder and director obligations. This is confidential and should hopefully avoid dispute later.
A Cross Optionis also an invaluable tool to consider at the same time to cover the critical illness or death of a party and use life policies to ‘cover’ these circumstances.
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